Monthly Archives: February 2015

FIVE SMART HOMEBUYER STRATEGIES

Written by Blanche Evans The National Association of REALTORS® has announced that there’s a housing supply shortage. Homes are selling quickly and home prices are starting to inch up again. It’s becoming a seller’s market in many areas. Any time … Continue reading

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CREDIT SCORES EXPLAINED

Written by Blanche Evans Lenders want to give you a mortgage, but they also want to minimize their own risk. The easiest way to retard risk is by using your credit scores to make lending decisions. Credit scores are compiled … Continue reading

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33 Moving Tips That Will Make Your Life So Much Easier

By: Peggy Wang 1. Pack an overnight bag containing all the essentials. Chances are, you’ll be too tired to unpack your things. You’ll want your essentials within easy access, including a change of clothes if you’re going back to work … Continue reading

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THREE FOOLPROOF WAYS TO CHOOSE YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD AND UP YOUR VALUE

Written by Jaymi Naciri Deciding where to buy a home can be one of the most difficult decisions to make. If you have a built-in reason to choose one area over another (it’s close to work; it’s where you grew … Continue reading

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Metro Denver struggles with a record low supply of homes for sale

By Aldo Svaldi The Denver Post Z Davis Robison and his wife, Mary, tried and failed for eight months to buy a house near their shop in Old Town Lafayette, before literally stumbling on the one they snapped up in … Continue reading

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HEY SELLER – YOU’RE NOT SMARTER THAN THE MARKET

Written by Hank Miller There are an infinite number of ways to completely screw things up. Real estate tends to be a popular arena for those that take leave of their senses and grasp defeat from the jaws of victory. … Continue reading

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HOME RENOVATIONS TO INVEST IN AND AVOID IN 2015

Written by Andrea Davis Conventional wisdom tells us that any home renovation is a positive thing: money in is money out. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. Some remodeling projects are a better investment than others, and the projects that … Continue reading

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USE TECHNOLOGY TO INCLUDE FRIENDS IN YOUR HOME SEARCH

Written by Realty Times Staff Depending on your desired area of residence, budget and personal preferences, searching for a new place to call home can be tedious. Whether it be an apartment, condo, townhouse or single-residence you’re in the market … Continue reading

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14 SNEAKY WAYS TO GET YOUR HOUSE SOLD

Written by Jaymi Naciri Let’s face it: Selling a home is stressful. The longer it’s on the market, the more stress it brings and the more it typically costs sellers. Having to lower the sales price, sometimes multiple times, carry … Continue reading

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10 THINGS THAT WILL ABSOLUTELY KILL YOUR HOME SALE

Written by Jaymi Naciri When you’re selling your home, you need every advantage you can get. And there are few homes that are magically market ready without a little help. If your home needs a touch more than a little … Continue reading

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